Industry News

In a message sent to employees today, Chick-fil-A announced that its founder and chairman emeritus, S. Truett Cathy, died at 1:35 a.m. Monday at the age of 93. He died peacefully at home, surrounded by...

Taco John’s believes you can learn a lot by listening to your customers. After observing how people were ordering a dessert at the Mexican quick-service restaurant chain, Taco John’s realized it had an...

Wingstop has landed in Hawaii. The chain opened its first restaurant in the Aloha State at the Gateway at Mililani Mauka in Mililani.

The new location operates under the leadership of Brand Partner...

Bowl of Heaven, the fast casual serving up açaí bowls, smoothies, and cold pressed juices, announced the signing of a new multiunit franchise deal with an existing franchisee for Southern California and Las...

As part of St. Mary’s Food Bank Hunger Action Month, Cousins Subs guests will receive a free 12-inch sub when they donate three canned goods from September 7–21.   

For the second consecutive year,...

Togo's Eateries Inc. is continuing its commitment to Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign in order to raise money to combat childhood hunger. From September 10–20, guests will receive a free 20-ounce...

QSR International, the master franchisee of Smashburger in Central America, the Caribbean, and parts of South America, announced the opening of the first Smashburger restaurant in Panama. Panama marks the...

Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League (NFL), launched an extensive integrated advertising and social media campaign to kick off the NFL season this week. Platforms include...

BRIX Holdings LLC, a multi-concept franchising company, announced the additions of Souper Salad and Greenz to its growing roster of franchise chains. With a portfolio of brands positioned to benefit from...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop announced the upcoming arrival of their latest location in Annapolis, Maryland. With three Maryland shops, the Annapolis location will be the fourth restaurant for the sandwich...

This September, California Tortilla will bring its Mexican fare to a new location, located in the Bradlee Shopping Center on King Street in Alexandria, Virginia.  This will be the 26th California Tortilla...

TNT unveiled the 10 restaurant chains that have signed on for the first season of “On the Menu,” the network's new cooking competition show. Host Ty Pennington and chef Emeril Lagasse headline the series in...

Now available is the award-winning HS2310, an ultra-small point-of-service terminal with a multi-touch projected capacitive screen. Recognized for engineering excellence, the HS2310 is winner of the 2014...

Del Taco is launching three new Fresca Bowls loaded with fresh ingredients. Priced at $4 each, Del Taco’s Fresca Bowls are served on a bed of fresca lime rice and seasoned black beans, and are offered in...

Dunkin’ Donuts introduced almond milk to its menu as a new non-dairy alternative to milk and cream for guests to add to their coffee. Through a new partnership with Blue Diamond Growers, a leading almond...

At California Tortilla, hungry customers craving signature burritos, salads, and more re-imagined Mexican favorites come in every day, leaving full and satisfied. But there are many who struggle to afford a...